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Manihiki Power Study Report 2006

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Submitted by Kini on March 23, 2016 - 1:11pm
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The report was prepared by Bruce Clay for the Government of the Cook Islands. This power study has been executed by the Energy Division, Ministry of Works, Government of Cook Islands to asses the current power status on Manihiki, provide a power sector plan and investigate the feasibility of supplementing and in the long term replacing the present diesel generation system with local renewable energy. The goal of the Government of the Cook Islands (GoCI) for renewable energy, as stated in its National Energy Policy (2003), is to increase the utilisation of renewable energy technologies in the Cook Islands energy supply.

This report investigates the current power system on Manihiki and considers short, medium and long term options for the development of the system to include local renewable energy sources. A field visit was carried out in April 2006 to assess current system status, personnel and island development.

Bruce Clay
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